Rosenberg to Head DEA

Yesterday’s News – May 15, 2015     DPA Skewers DEA With Satirical Ad In what was perhaps their final farewell and good riddance to outgoing DEA head Michele Leonhart, Drug Policy Alliance produced a mock job ad for a new leader of the struggling agency. The ad claims the DEA is looking for “a […]

Global Demonstrations to End Cannabis Prohibition

Yesterday’s News – May 4, 2015     The Return of Yesterday’s News We at Weekend Review Kit spent most of last week focused on the events in Baltimore related to Freddie Gray’s homicide at the hands of police and the ensuing protests and uprising that were the decisive rallying cries for a community no […]

Yesterday’s News – January 19, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     On a day traditionally reserved to honor one of our country’s most important civil rights leaders, we must remember Dr. King’s legacy and reflect both on how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. Thank you, freedom fighters, of the past, present, and […]

Yesterday’s News – December 8, 2014

because nobody’s ready for today yet     Houston Police Chief Charles McClellan called the drug war a “miserable failure” and urged the federal government to “take the lead in setting our drug policies,” particularly in regards to cannabis reform. McClellan’s remarks came months after Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) stated his support for marijuana […]

Out of the Basement: Smarty Pants

  I was at a party recently, chatting with a small group of people I didn’t know about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos show. “I’ve always wondered if he gets high,” I ventured – sure that I was taking a chance – and was met with the silence I’d anticipated. So I just went for it: […]